International Career Institute

Introduction

The International Career Institute (ICI) is a leader in distance education with some of the most diverse course offerings available to students. It is part of a network of affiliated colleges established in 1978 which together educate tens of thousands of students yearly worldwide.

ICI students are given skills that will change their employment prospects and increase their value to employers. The Institute listens to employers, through its strong links to industry.

Our tutors are professionals who are not full time teachers but rather practitioners who actively work in their field of specialization. ICI currently offers over 50 exciting career and lifestyle focused courses to a broad range of adult learners regardless of location or prior experience and education.

ICI is recognized internationally. The Institute has:

  • Established formal standing with various government, industry and quality assurance bodies,
  • Been supported by professionals throughout the world,
  • Courses are developed in cooperation with government education agencies and industry representatives,
  • Graduates have obtained employment and established successful businesses across a wide range of industries,
  • 32% of ICI students are in fact employees of companies and government departments. Course fees have either been partially or fully funded by employers.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Course in Advertising

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

ICI offers an advertising program aimed at individuals looking for a brief yet comprehensive course. Take the course quickly and conveniently through online distance learning and be able to build a career in advertising in no time. [+]

ICI offers an advertising program aimed at individuals looking for a brief yet comprehensive course. Take the course quickly and conveniently through online distance learning and be able to build a career in advertising in no time. Course Outline Our advertising curriculum is divided into three parts, namely: Advertising; Selling; and Distribution and Channels of Distribution The Advertising section is composed of the following chapters: General Concepts of Advertising The Advertising Agency The Creative Process in Advertising Memory Mechanisms in Advertising Selling section includes: Sales Promotion Personal Sales For Distribution and Channels of Distribution: Distributed Goods Distribution Channels Self-Service Outlet Classifications of Middle Men Policies and Strategies of Distribution Zoning Career Prospects Advertising is an enthralling field. Setting foot in an industry that affects behaviour of consumers can be both rewarding and challenging. With an ICI advertising certificate or diploma, you can be part of this industry and join: Advertising and Public Relations Agencies Advertising and Marketing Departments Retail Advertising Department Metropolitan, Suburban and Country Newspapers Magazine Publishing Companies Television and Television Stations The average amount an advertising professional earns is about $75,000 a year. [-]

Course in Beauty Therapy and Make-up

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

ICI’s beauty therapy and make-up course gives you exceptional training in all aspects relevant to make people be at their best. Developed with beauty experts and industry professionals, our course delivers the best-kept secrets and the most advanced techniques to give you the edge in beauty services. [+]

ICI’s beauty therapy and make-up course gives you exceptional training in all aspects relevant to make people be at their best. Developed with beauty experts and industry professionals, our course delivers the best-kept secrets and the most advanced techniques to give you the edge in beauty services. Course Outline Provide manicure and pedicure services Apply gel nail enhancement Apply acrylic nail enhancement Apply nail art Use electrical equipment for nails Apply airbrushed nail art Provide body treatments Provide aesthetic aromatic massage Provide & Plan spa program Apply aromatic plant oil chemistry to beauty treatments Use reflexology relaxation techniques in beauty treatments Provide superficial lymph drainage massage Conduct financial transactions Apply techniques to update beauty industry knowledge Provide service to clients Apply knowledge of nail science to nail services Apply knowledge of skin biology to beauty treatments Advise on beauty services Develop a treatment plan for beauty therapy treatments Apply knowledge of anatomy and physiology to beauty therapy treatments Apply knowledge of skin science to beauty therapy treatments Apply knowledge of electricity to beauty therapy treatments Apply knowledge of nutrition to beauty therapy treatments Apply knowledge of cosmetic chemistry to beauty therapy treatments Investigate new products and services Demonstrate retail skin care products Design and apply make-up Design and apply make-up for photography Design and apply remedial camouflage Provide lash and brow treatments Provide facial treatments Provide advanced facial treatments Career Prospects Qualified beauty therapists enjoy a myriad of opportunities. Aside from being a financially-rewarding career, there is personal satisfaction in... [-]

Course in Biblical Studies & Christian Ministry

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

Getting in touch with our spirituality, beliefs, and inner faith is important for many of us. Some even go to the extent of sharing these to others. More than being a job or hobby, they treat is as their calling. [+]

Getting in touch with our spirituality, beliefs, and inner faith is important for many of us. Some even go to the extent of sharing these to others. More than being a job or hobby, they treat is as their calling. If your desire in life includes leading other people to find and nurture their spiritual needs, take ICI’s biblical studies & Christian ministry course. Our course will help you gain better understanding of the Scriptures and Christian faith as well as guide you if your goal is to become a teacher, spiritual leader, or educator. Course Outline Old Testament Studies New Testament Studies Theological Studies History of the Christian Church Major Religions of the World Christian Ministry Pastoral Care and Counselling Career Prospects While most students who took ICI Biblical Studies & Christian Ministry course merely wanted to have a better understanding of Christian religion and faith, there are actually roles you can take that allow you to spread the Good News while being compensated financially. These are: Pastor / Priesthood Preacher Theologian Teacher Chaplain Writer / Editor Counsellor Missionary Evangelist Non-profit and charity organizations [-]

Course in Bookkeeping

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

Employment opportunities are plenty for people with bookkeeping skills. If you have a penchant for keeping things organised and can crunch numbers fairly, ICI can help you become qualified to grab those opportunities. [+]

Employment opportunities are plenty for people with bookkeeping skills. If you have a penchant for keeping things organised and can crunch numbers fairly, ICI can help you become qualified to grab those opportunities. Our bookkeeping program is designed by carefully considering government and bookkeeping industry standards. It is developed with professional bookkeepers and taught in a practical and easy to understand approach. Course Outline The course trains you vital bookkeeping tasks such as: Preparing financial statements Maintaining asset and inventory records Developing and implementing policies and practices relevant to bookkeeping activities Establishing and maintaining a cash accounting system Establishing and maintaining an accrual accounting system Carrying out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks Communicating in the workplace Using technology in the workplace Applying principle of professional practice to work in the financial services industry Introduction to bookkeeping and bookkeeping principles Career Prospects Bookkeepers can look forward to a bright future as they are in demand in every business and industry. They also enjoy flexibility in employment as they have the option to be a professional contract bookkeeper or a permanent paid bookkeeper under these circumstances: Employed by a tax agent or public accountant Employed by a bookkeeping company or franchise Employed by an enterprise Self-employed with own bookkeeping business The law requires businesses of any scale to ‘keep books’ of their financial transactions. Hence, qualified bookkeepers will not run out of opportunities to earn. Aside from becoming bookkeepers, our graduates can apply as collections officers, accounts assistants, and payroll... [-]

Course in Business Management

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

ICI’s business management module will help you hone the skills you will need for small business or large business department management. It was developed by professionals with extensive experience in the business industry, discussing a wide range of topics that will help you build a strong foundation for your career in management. [+]

ICI’s business management module will help you hone the skills you will need for small business or large business department management. It was developed by professionals with extensive experience in the business industry, discussing a wide range of topics that will help you build a strong foundation for your career in management. Course Outline The course includes lessons on: Establishment Procedures Management Procedures Communication in Business Problem Solving Staff Management Productivity Financial Management Marketing Techniques     Career Prospects Begin a stimulating and financially-rewarding career in this growing field. If you have the right qualifications, you can: Start a job in an established business to earn experience. Boost your earning capability and enjoy job security. Work your way as a business consultant so that you can help others tap business opportunities and assist in establishing and improving such to ensure growth and success of business. Have the power to start building your own empire and obtain the freedom of becoming your own boss! If you own the small business, you can work practically anytime and anywhere you wish without compromising on driving your business to success. Have your own retail store, start a franchised business, or enjoy the many benefits of a home-based business. Business opportunities are infinite and with a business management course from ICI, business managers will definitely reap the rewards today and in the future. Study Mode This entire course is carried out via Distance Learning (also known as correspondence learning). Distance learning is ideal if you need to... [-]

Course in Catering & Cooking (Culinary Course)

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

ICI’s catering and cooking course turns your passion into a highly fulfilling profession! Many people have included eating out in their regular activities whether to foster personal or professional relationships. [+]

ICI’s catering and cooking course turns your passion into a highly fulfilling profession! Many people have included eating out in their regular activities whether to foster personal or professional relationships. Additionally, the need to have food catered by a professional is a necessity in several occasions. Hence, there will always be venues for a skilled culinary expert like you! Course Outline Commercial Cookery - Identify and Prepare Meat Commercial Cookery - Plan and Prepare Food for Buffets Commercial Cookery - Prepare and Cook Poultry and Game Commercial Cookery - Prepare and Cook Seafood Commercial Cookery - Prepare Appetisers and Salads Commercial Cookery - Prepare Hot and Cold Desserts Commercial Cookery - Prepare Pastries, cakes and yeast goods Commercial Cookery - Prepare Sandwiches Commercial Cookery - Prepare Soups Commercial Cookery - Prepare Stocks and Sauces Commercial Cookery - Prepare Vegetables, Eggs and Farinaceous Dishes Catering Business Practices Catering Employment Human Food and Nutrition Kitchen & Food Management Planning A Menu Beverages Scope and Nature Of Catering Services Career Prospects Our catering and cooking/culinary course graduates can take various positions in establishments such as hotels, restaurants, cruise lines etc. They can also be self-employed as personal chef or start a catering business. Enrol at ICI and enjoy great financial rewards, variety in work, and many exciting opportunities this continuously growing industry offers. [-]

Course in Counseling and Psychology

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

ICI’s counseling and psychology course allows you to achieve a very rewarding career in a rapidly growing profession. You can find many opportunities to work in established institutions and companies as well as help people cope with personal and professional difficulties. [+]

ICI’s counseling and psychology course allows you to achieve a very rewarding career in a rapidly growing profession. You can find many opportunities to work in established institutions and companies as well as help people cope with personal and professional difficulties. We offer you a course developed and conducted by qualified professionals who are highly experienced and successful in the field. Course Outline Module 1: Introducing Counselling Skills Module 2: Personal Development Module 3: Taking Care of Yourself Module 4: Maintaining Good Practice Module 5: Being a Listening Helper Module 6: Qualities, Skills, and Knowledge for Listening Module 7: Recognising Your Own Barriers to Listening Module 8: Establishing a Helping Relationship Module 9: Counselling Practise 1: Beginning the Discussion Module 10: Counselling Practise 2: Deepening Understanding Module 11: Counselling Practise 3: Working with Action and Endings Module 12: Being Prepared for Common Personal Problems Module 13: Understanding People from a Social Perspective Module 14: Understanding Individuals from a Psychological Perspective Module 15: Coping with Different Types of Helping Conversations Module 16: Dealing with Difficulties Module 17: Key Counselling Skills Career Prospects There is a huge demand for counsellors today and this is supported by credible reports. In the recent years, employment in this field increased by more than 50% and it is expected to grow even more. With an ICI counselling and psychology education, you will be confident in joining organisations of any scale and specialisation. You can also set up your own practice in time. Our graduates have been... [-]

Course in Criminal Justice & Criminology

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

ICI delivers a criminal justice and criminology course that prepares you for the various challenges of the profession. Developed by experts in the field, we provide a comprehensive course that will train you to be effective in many positions related to battling crimes. [+]

ICI delivers a criminal justice and criminology course that prepares you for the various challenges of the profession. Developed by experts in the field, we provide a comprehensive course that will train you to be effective in many positions related to battling crimes. Course Outline Criminal Justice Management Investigations Forensics Research Methods and Data Resources Introduction to Criminal Psychology Psychological approaches to understanding crime Psychology and understanding serious crimes Mental disorder and crime Gender and Crime Youth and Crime Psychology and the Police Psychology in the Courtroom Psychology and Crime Prevention Office Practices Legal Terminology Criminal Psychology Professional Practice for Consultants Technical Writing Career Prospects Crimes, unfortunately, exist everywhere. Hence, there will always be a demand for individuals who can uphold the laws and provide security to people. Once you complete our criminal justice and criminology course, you can serve in many institutions like: law enforcement security corrections private detectives / private investigations corrections courts and tribunals public safety social work Let ICI help you in establishing a rewarding career that also allows you to restore peace and order in the society. [-]

Course in Criminal Psychology

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

ICI’s criminal psychology course is your first step in attaining a career that can only be paralleled by very few professions in terms of being unique and intriguing. If you have the desire to understand the behaviour of offenders so you can be of help to the society and the victims, then consider our criminal psychology curriculum and learn from the experts in this field. [+]

ICI’s criminal psychology course is your first step in attaining a career that can only be paralleled by very few professions in terms of being unique and intriguing. If you have the desire to understand the behaviour of offenders so you can be of help to the society and the victims, then consider our criminal psychology curriculum and learn from the experts in this field. Course Outline Introduction to Criminal Psychology Psychological approaches to understanding crime Psychology and understanding serious crimes Mental disorder and crime Gender and Crime Youth and Crime Psychology and the Police Psychology in the Courtroom Psychology and Crime Prevention Career Prospects Criminal psychology is constantly gaining popularity. Thanks to numerous TV shows and movies that depict the enticing world of crime busting, people are beginning to understand what the profession entails. Once you complete the course, you can apply your skills in determining a criminal’s intention and reaction. You can also assist in profiling and in rendering second opinions in witness interrogations and case studies. You will play a significant role in hunting down offenders and in legal proceedings. Achieve a successful career in criminal psychology and enjoy an exciting and lucrative profession. Many employment opportunities await qualified criminal psychologists. With your ICI criminal psychology diploma or certification, you can be hired by a public or private organisation or join related disciplines like: Probation/Rehabilitation Forensics Welfare officers Youth workers Counsellors Psychologists Support workers Advocates Legal research / paralegal [-]

Course in Event Management

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

ICI’s event management course gives you the edge when establishing a career in events management. Fr one, our curriculum is prepared by experts in the events industry and delivered by successful events professionals themselves. [+]

ICI’s event management course gives you the edge when establishing a career in events management. Fr one, our curriculum is prepared by experts in the events industry and delivered by successful events professionals themselves. Thus, you are guaranteed of gaining skills that are highly relevant and useful in the industry. Course Outline Introduction to Event Management Preliminary Steps to Plan an Event Get Organized Services and Specializations Venues Marketing Vendors Event Day Preparing for Your Career Getting Hired Starting Your Own Business Getting Clients Career Prospects Our events management program provides you with intensive training so you can be confident when applying for various positions in organisations like: Conference organisers Event management companies Promotional companies Event and conference venues Convention and visitors bureaus Wedding and party planners Exhibition venues and services Incentive planners Fund raising and charity organisations Event management consultant Event management business owners With skills acquired from our event management course, your presence will be highly valued in events such as: Exhibitions Fashion show Fairs and festivals Grand openings Award events Charity fundraisers Conferences Holiday events Meetings New product launches Political events Seminars Social events Sporting events Trade shows 
Weddings Or many other types of events [-]

Course in Executive Secretarial

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

To gain the skills you need to be an effective personal assistant or executive secretary, take ICI’s executive secretarial course. Our course is tailored by credible industry representatives so you can be guaranteed of relevant and quality education. [+]

To gain the skills you need to be an effective personal assistant or executive secretary, take ICI’s executive secretarial course. Our course is tailored by credible industry representatives so you can be guaranteed of relevant and quality education. Learn the skills conveniently and quickly, too, with ICI’s online distance learning program. Course Outline Our course will teach you how to: Administer projects Implement workplace information systems Write complex documents Observe workplace OH&S (safety and ergonomics) Communicate effectively (face to face and telephone) Do word processing (MS Word) Make spreadsheets (MS Excel) Career Prospects Our intensive trainings allow our executive secretarial course graduates to find confidence in their skills when applying for jobs. Many of them started as personal secretaries or executive assistants and advanced to managerial positions in time. What’s so good about this course is that there are many positions available since most small and large companies need employees with such skills. Upon course completion, you can be employed as: Personal assistant/secretary Executive assistant/secretary Administrative assistant/secretary Receptionist/front desk officer Bookkeeping assistant Office manager Our graduates have already joined industries such as banking, advertising, retail, travel, publishing, real estate and many others. Enrol at ICI and begin your career in the field of your choice! [-]

Course in Fashion Design

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

ICI offers you a fashion design course prepared with the most admired names in the fashion industry. Succeed in this glamorous world by widening your knowledge and honing your skills in fashion and fashion designing. Get your certificate or diploma conveniently and quickly through our comprehensive online distance learning program. [+]

ICI offers you a fashion design course prepared with the most admired names in the fashion industry. Succeed in this glamorous world by widening your knowledge and honing your skills in fashion and fashion designing. Get your certificate or diploma conveniently and quickly through our comprehensive online distance learning program. Course Outline Introduction Fashion and Design Process Fashion Design Skills Fashion Design Careers Starting Your Own Business Marketing Your Designs Career Prospects A career in fashion is popular for bringing fun and profit to qualified individuals. That is why many people look forward to entering the fashion world or starting their own fashion line. There are various fashion designing and manufacturing companies who would be happy to take in skilled fashion design graduates and ICI would like to help you become one of those. Work in top notch fashion houses, be employed by manufacturers of mass-market apparel, or build your own fashion design business with an ICI fashion education! [-]

Course in Fashion Stylist & Image Consultant

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

A successful career in fashion is envied by many. After all, there are probably very few professions that can rival the glamour of being a fashion guru. The world of fashion is definitely one of the most watched and many people are always concerned about what other people wear, celebrity or not. [+]

A successful career in fashion is envied by many. After all, there are probably very few professions that can rival the glamour of being a fashion guru. The world of fashion is definitely one of the most watched and many people are always concerned about what other people wear, celebrity or not. If you wish to work in this fabulous field as a fashion stylist or image consultant, then start with a program from ICI. Course Outline Introduction to Styling Fashion and Design Process Elements of Style and Trends Styling Specifics Wardrobe Styling Colour Personal Styling Makeovers Business Practices for Stylists Marketing Career Prospects Fashion stylists and image consultants can earn pretty well while prettifying well-known personalities and other individuals. They can work as an independent consultant or be employed by a fashion brand or a company that needs professional styling for their talents. Industries such as film, television, advertising and publishing all need a good stylist to make most of their projects successful. On the other hand, celebrities and public officials employ image consultants to project the look they want the public to perceive about them ICI’s fashion stylist and image consultant course graduates will learn valuable skills and gain credentials to become: Fashion Stylist Image Consultant Fashion Journalist / Fashion Editor Fashion Buyer Fashion Merchandiser Fashion Marketing Fashion Retail Sales Manager / Assistant Makeup Artist Film & TV Wardrobe Consultant/Assistant If you have the passion for fashion, make a career out of it by enrolling at ICI! [-]

Course in Floristry Design

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

ICI lets your career bloom literally and figuratively with our floristry design course. To keep up with industry standards, our course is especially developed by experienced florists. We are dedicated in providing you quality floristry education to broaden your knowledge and hone your skills in the field. [+]

ICI lets your career bloom literally and figuratively with our floristry design course. To keep up with industry standards, our course is especially developed by experienced florists. We are dedicated in providing you quality floristry education to broaden your knowledge and hone your skills in the field. Course Outline Introduction Creating Floral Arrangements Getting Hired Starting Your Own Flower Shop Getting and Keeping Customers Career Prospects Our floristry course graduates spend every work day brightening people’s lives with their creativity in arranging flowers. Additionally, they get to earn extremely well in this exciting job. Whether it is getting employed in an established flower shop or opening your own florist business for more freedom and financial gains, ICI can help you achieve it. You too can develop your creativity and find personal satisfaction when you work with a variety of blooms for various occasions or even for ordinary days. Being a florist, you can make people feel better and enhance relationships. [-]

Course in Frontline Management

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

A career in frontline management can be realised and fully maximised with ICI’s frontline management course. Behind our course is a dedicated team of industry professionals who are willing to share their expertise through the lessons below. [+]

A career in frontline management can be realised and fully maximised with ICI’s frontline management course. Behind our course is a dedicated team of industry professionals who are willing to share their expertise through the lessons below. Course Outline Acquire the skills you need in a fast, convenient, and affordable way as we offer frontline management course through distance learning. Upon completion of the course, you will be able to: Implement effective workplace relationships Implement operational plan Promote team effectiveness Develop work priorities Monitor a safe workplace Implement workplace information system Implement continuous improvement Develop teams and individuals Identify risk and apply risk management processes Manage projects Facilitate and capitalise on change and innovation Career Prospects Be prepared to face the challenges of being a manager, supervisor, or team leader in just about any industry with our frontline management course. It tackles fundamental requirements for individuals aspiring to be: Efficient team members Assertive contributors Effective team-oriented managers Those who want to be acknowledged for their ability to plan well and achieve their goals as well as those who are eager to improve profitability and strategic outcomes will benefit most from taking ICI’s frontline management course. [-]

Course in Hairdressing

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

A career in hairdressing is exciting as it is. Add the fact that it is a profession recognised all over the world (and therefore gives you many opportunities to work and be known in any or every part of the globe) and you will realise that you are in for a great career ride if you choose a hairdressing course. [+]

A career in hairdressing is exciting as it is. Add the fact that it is a profession recognised all over the world (and therefore gives you many opportunities to work and be known in any or every part of the globe) and you will realise that you are in for a great career ride if you choose a hairdressing course. ICI gives you all the training you need to start a successful career in hairdressing. Course Outline On scalp full head and retouch blonding services - Inspiration - Client consultation - Consultation techniques - Client consultation - Products - Lightening products - Workplace safety - Material Safety Data Sheets - Application - Processing times - Lightening stages - Heat acceleration - Toning - Toning products Solve complex colour problems - Consultation and communication - Performing colour correction - Evidence of colour correction work - Advanced product knowledge - Evidence of current technical knowledge - Salon technician - Technical information sheets - Colleague verification Design and perform creative haircuts - Client consultation - The consultation - Personal repertoire - Style file - Tools and techniques - Seminar savvy - Design and direction - Autopsy - Safety and hygiene - Detective work - Customer service - Personal reflection - Gift with purchase Design and apply long hair design finishes - Communication - Consultation questions - Long hair styling - Task 2 Equipment & product checklist - Task 3 Product company training - Techniques - Style - Style autopsy Work as a session... [-]

Course in Horticulture

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

A career in horticulture is perfect for individuals who adore gardening, love working outdoors, and want to put their management, design, planning, science, and technical skills to good use. At ICI, we introduce to you a comprehensive horticulture course that endows you with skills necessary to be successful in this field. [+]

A career in horticulture is perfect for individuals who adore gardening, love working outdoors, and want to put their management, design, planning, science, and technical skills to good use. At ICI, we introduce to you a comprehensive horticulture course that endows you with skills necessary to be successful in this field. Course Outline Plant Propagation Plant Protection Landscaping & Garden Design Crops Viticulture Cut Flower Growing Horticultural Technology Organic Plant Growing Permaculture Ornamental Horticulture Grounds Management Turf Nature Park Management Arboriculture Career Prospects ICI’s horticulture graduates can enjoy a wide range of opportunities in many areas of the field including: Arboriculture – You will be responsible in caring for and managing urban trees Design – You will be creating practical and attractive gardens Gardens and landscapes – You will do garden makeovers and work on landscapes Nurseries – You will grow plants especially those with special conditions Sports turf management – You will be involved in research, production, and marketing and sales of special grasses for sports facilities Experts in horticulture can find many career prospects in a number of areas in the horticulture industry. With an ICI horticulture course, you can fast track your career in this growing industry! [-]

Course in Hospitality and Hotel Management

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

Hospitality and hotel management course by ICI excels among others in terms of providing quality education in a quick and convenient way. Get the skills you need to start a career in this cutthroat industry without shelling out tons and waiting for years til you get a certification. [+]

Hospitality and hotel management course by ICI excels among others in terms of providing quality education in a quick and convenient way. Get the skills you need to start a career in this cutthroat industry without shelling out tons and waiting for years until you get a certification. Course Outline We take pride in our hospitality and hotel management course. It is developed by leaders in the industry and updated regularly to provide the most up-to-date information. Introduction Organisation of the Hotel Workplace Staff Management in Hotels Control Systems Front Desk Management (Reception) Servicing Rooms and General Cleaning Building and Facility Management Activities Management Food Service Career Prospects Although the field of hospitality and hotel management is very competitive, qualified individuals will definitely enjoy a wide range of opportunities. Restaurants, hotels, cruise ships, resorts, catering – employers from such companies are always in search for educated hospitality and hotel management professionals. You can be a bar manager, catering manager, hotel management trainee, housekeeping supervisor, manager of health and leisure department, marketing consultant, night auditor, etc. You can also take the entrepreneurship route and be a restaurant owner, manage your own mobile catering, put up a hospitality staff recruitment office and others. If you need to start a career in hospitality and hotel management immediately, waste no time and give ICI a call. [-]

Course in Human Resources

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

ICI’s human resources management course is developed in conjunction with the human resources industry and the federal government. You are guaranteed to learn with ease and finish fast because the program is brief yet comprehensive. [+]

ICI’s human resources management course is developed in conjunction with the human resources industry and the federal government. You are guaranteed to learn with ease and finish fast because the program is brief yet comprehensive. At the end of the course, you will gain skills needed to be an efficient human resources manager. Course Outline Learn how to: Manage human resource consultancy services Manage human resource information systems Manage performance management systems Manage remuneration and employee benefits Manage recruitment selection and induction processes Manage separation/termination Manage work/life skills Manage rehabilitation/return to work programs Career Prospects A career in human resources management is not difficult to achieve when you have the right education and skills. All industries need people who can handle employee recruitment, selection, and training as well as manage compensation and benefits. These tasks cannot be ignored because human resource is the lifeblood of many businesses. If you are eyeing for a position in the human resources department, you can expect an annual income of $65,000 to $88,000 per year. Those in top positions can earn as much as $114,000. These figures vary of course depending on the company’s size and location and the employee’s level of training and experience. Start a rewarding and profitable career as human resource manager or specialist in a company or a specialist HR agency that offers HR services for companies who do not have their own HR departments. [-]

Course in Import-Export

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

ICI’s Import-Export (International Trade) course is one that you can quickly utilise. Regardless if you are still thinking of a business to put up, planning to join a global trade company, or wish to launch your existing business into the international scene, you will find the course extremely helpful. [+]

ICI’s Import-Export (International Trade) course is one that you can quickly utilise. Regardless if you are still thinking of a business to put up, planning to join a global trade company, or wish to launch your existing business into the international scene, you will find the course extremely helpful. Course Outline Introduction – Understand your position as an import-export agent and as a business operator as well as how much you can earn. Starting in Importing and Exporting – Know the do’s and don’ts of importing and exporting, doing market research, and planning your business. Sourcing Products and Sellers – Learn about customs and buying and selling over the internet, test your market potential, and find products to import. The Agency Agreement – Find information regarding commissions, exclusive territory, contracts, and promotions. How to Find Buyers – Get tips on selling and entering markets. The Difference between an Agent and a Merchant – Familiarise yourself with payment methods and exporting process. Advertising – Learn how to write effective advertisements and press releases. Laws and Regulations – Be aware of importation permits and other restrictions imposed. Documentation – be able to identify and prepare documents required when importing and exporting goods. Career Prospects Graduates of Import-Export course from ICI have a lot to offer in the import-export industry. You can find many opportunities to work in companies engaged in: Transport, shipping, and logistics Private and public import-export Manufacturing/export Wholesale trading There is also an option to manage your own import-export company... [-]

Course in Interior Design and Decoration

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

ICI gives you the opportunity to learn interior decoration and design conveniently and quickly. More importantly, you will learn all the skills needed to become successful in the field since our course is developed with acclaimed professionals in the industry. [+]

ICI gives you the opportunity to learn interior decoration and design conveniently and quickly. More importantly, you will learn all the skills needed to become successful in the field since our course is developed with acclaimed professionals in the industry. Course Outline Introduction to Interior Design and Decoration Elements of Principles of Design Functional and Decorative Use of Colour Lighting Effects on Colour Planning a Harmonious Decorative Colour Scheme for a Client Light and Colour I Light and Colour II Light and Colour III Decorating Styles How to Decorate (Step by Step) Building Systems and Components Materials Furnishings Interior Planting Job Seeking Skills Starting Your Own Interior Design Business Career Prospects Interior decorators and designers benefit from a high-paying job that is also exciting, fun, and personally satisfying. Not many careers can offers all of those. You can start your own interior design business or get hired by an established interior design firm. There is no shortage of projects for qualified interior decorators, interior designers or interior architects. More and more business and home owners look forward to hiring them to create more pleasing and functional spaces. Establishments like hotels, art galleries, restaurants, offices, stores, and companies engaged in construction and real estate are just some of the most common clients of interior designers. [-]

Course in IT (Web Design)

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

ICI delivers a web design course that will keep you significant in the booming e-commerce and IT sectors. Our course teaches you everything you need to create practical and attractive web pages. As web designers become more in demand, you will definitely thank yourself for choosing this course. [+]

ICI delivers a web design course that will keep you significant in the booming e-commerce and IT sectors. Our course teaches you everything you need to create practical and attractive web pages. As web designers become more in demand, you will definitely thank yourself for choosing this course. Course Outline E-Commerce Internet Marketing Computer Programming Web Scripting Operating System Management Project Management Establishing Your Own Business Career Prospects Let your creative juices flow into the World Wide Web through a career in web design. Work from home or be employed by established IT and web design companies. Websites and web tools are increasing each day so there would always be a demand for the services of skilled web designers. Enrol in ICI’s IT (Web Design) course and enjoy a financially-rewarding career that provides personal satisfaction as well. [-]

Course in Jewellery Design

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

ICI’s jewellery design course is your key to a successful career in jewellery designing. The course is developed with esteemed jewellery designers and jewellery industry experts. You can finish it quickly and study conveniently in our online distance learning program. [+]

ICI’s jewellery design course is your key to a successful career in jewellery designing. The course is developed with esteemed jewellery designers and jewellery industry experts. You can finish it quickly and study conveniently in our online distance learning program. Our modules feature easy to understand step-by-step guide on jewellery making and designing. It is also filled with valuable tips which you will find useful in your career as a jewellery designer. Course Outline Introduction How to Design Jewellery With lessons on: Designing different types of jewellery Equipment and supplies The design process Making your own jewellery Preparing for Your Career Getting Hired Starting Your Own Business Selling Your Designs Career Prospects Jewellery designers are very fortunate as they mostly spend their day doing what they want – creating unique and dazzling jewellery pieces. The profession can be very lucrative too especially if you’ll be designing for well off clientele. You can work in an established jewellery shop or design studio or perhaps start your own jewellery designing business. Whatever direction you want to take, ICI’s jewellery design course can help you in getting equipped. [-]

Course in Journalism

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ICI’s journalism course is established with seasoned journalists to give you the best in journalism techniques and education. Journalism is a very challenging field so you need to get armed with skills that are desired by employers and appreciated by the public. [+]

ICI’s journalism course is established with seasoned journalists to give you the best in journalism techniques and education. Journalism is a very challenging field so you need to get armed with skills that are desired by employers and appreciated by the public. Course Outline The World of Journalism News Stories Interviewing Law TV and Radio Writing Skills Features and Specialisms Courts Public Administration Where To Go From Here Career Prospects Our journalism course graduates can begin exciting careers in media, whether in print, TV, radio or online. Gone are the days when journalists scored low in the salary department. Today, there are many opportunities for people who are perceptive and gifted with exceptional writing skills. Explore a part-time or full-time career in journalism with various establishments such as: Metropolitan newspapers Suburban newspapers Country newspapers Consumer magazines Business magazines Television stations Commercial & community radio stations Public relations / publicity agencies Advertising agencies Book Publishers Or you may wish to work as an independent freelance journalist [-]

Course in Landscaping

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ICI gives you the opportunity to learn from successful landscaping professionals so you can acquire the skills you need to build your own career in the landscaping industry. Our course can be completed quickly and easily because we made all efforts to produce concise yet comprehensive modules. [+]

ICI gives you the opportunity to learn from successful landscaping professionals so you can acquire the skills you need to build your own career in the landscaping industry. Our course can be completed quickly and easily because we made all efforts to produce concise yet comprehensive modules. Course Outline Landscape Design Landscape Planning Maintenance Cost Estimating Visual Analysis Street Scape Planting Design Visual Analysis Irrigation Monuments Exterior Lighting Urban Forestry Erosion Control Interior Planting Career Prospects Our graduates can demonstrate the skills desired by employers so they enjoy do not only gain acceptance in the industry but also become preferred landscaping services providers. Aside from getting paid well, they can derive personal satisfaction in greening spaces. Qualified landscaping professionals can work for various industries like: Landscape Contractors Retail Garden Centres Wholesale Greenhouses or Nurseries Interiorscapes Companies Clubs and Resorts Public Gardens [-]

Course in Languages

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Choose from any of our 34 languages courses and learn fast at the comfort of your own home or office. ICI guarantees an effective languages program that provides you with efficient tools as well as boost your desire to learn any language that will take your career or personal life to greater heights. [+]

ICI is proud to bring you language courses that took four decades to fully develop and now utilised by business professionals, students, diplomats and even by the CIA and FBI. Choose from any of our 34 languages courses and learn fast at the comfort of your own home or office. ICI guarantees an effective languages program that provides you with efficient tools as well as boost your desire to learn any language that will take your career or personal life to greater heights. Courses Offered Are you still undecided on a particular language to take? Here are the ten most widely spoken languages in the world. Chinese (Mandarin) Spanish English Bengali Hindi Portuguese Russian Japanese German (Standard) Chinese (Cantonese) We also offer other language courses like French, Indonesian, Italian, Romanian, Czech, Finnish, Hebrew, Polish, Croatian, Vietnamese, Greek, Persian, Arabic, and Korean. Career Prospects Whether you wish to travel for business or for leisure, you will find it very useful and convenient to be able to speak and understand the other country’s language. Gain a better understanding of local culture and open up various opportunities with your ability to communicate in their language. Additionally, our language courses can make you a qualified multi-lingual staff or translator for various organisations. [-]

Course in Life Coaching

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ICI’s life coaching course gives you the opportunity to guide people on their search for personal satisfaction and/or professional growth. Life coaching careers are very fulfilling because a competent life coach becomes a part of other people’s improvement as a person and as a career-driven individual. [+]

ICI’s life coaching course gives you the opportunity to guide people on their search for personal satisfaction and/or professional growth. Life coaching careers are very fulfilling because a competent life coach becomes a part of other people’s improvement as a person and as a career-driven individual. This career choice is very exciting, too, as it offers tons of opportunities to establish new relationships and at the same time benefit from its flexibility and earning potentials. Course Outline Introduction to life coaching Individual perception Lifestyle organization The coaching processes Coaching skills Coaching delivery Coaching and psychology Meeting coaching objectives Objectives and planning Review and adjustment Career Prospects Aside from being employed by a particular company, life coaches can be self-employed and offer life coaching services to individuals. Many life coaches today offer coaching service through online means while others still meet with clients face to face. They bring out the best in a person by enabling them to reflect and find answers on their own. The demand for life coaches is increasing rapidly because of today’s demanding lifestyles and careers. In fact, the International Coaching Federation (ICF) predicts that it will become more popular in the coming years. However, the field is still lacking in qualified professionals so if you wish to join this exciting industry, now is the best time to take ICI’s life coaching course. [-]

Course in Marketing

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While there are many job opportunities for people interested in marketing, only those with exemplary marketing skills can truly enjoy a rewarding and lucrative career. Learn these skills fast and conveniently with ICI. [+]

While there are many job opportunities for people interested in marketing, only those with exemplary marketing skills can truly enjoy a rewarding and lucrative career. Learn these skills fast and conveniently with ICI. Our marketing course is developed with industry leaders so you can rest assured that you will learn the most relevant and advanced marketing techniques. Course Outline Specifically, our marketing course will teach you to: Research the market Identify marketing opportunities Profile the market Analyse consumer behaviour for specific markets Implement and monitor marketing activities Make a presentation Design direct response offers Analyse direct marketing databases Selling Distribution and channels of distribution Career Prospects Marketing takes a crucial role in the success of any business. Basically, the role of a marketing staff or manager is to identify the service or product’s target market, know what their consumers want, and match these to what they are selling. The role can be diverse but what remains constant is that every business would greatly benefit from an excellent marketing professional. Salary can range from $25,000 a year to $160,000 depending on the position and company one is working for. After completion of the course, you may consider the following employment opportunities: Brand management Direct marketing Market research and analysis Marketing communications Marketing strategy Product management and development Trade marketing [-]

Course in Medical Secretary

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ICI gives you the opportunity to join the challenging yet highly fulfilling field of medicine as a medical secretary. If you are genuinely interested in health and medicine and have superb customer service skills, you can enjoy a rewarding career in this profession. [+]

ICI gives you the opportunity to join the challenging yet highly fulfilling field of medicine as a medical secretary. If you are genuinely interested in health and medicine and have superb customer service skills, you can enjoy a rewarding career in this profession. Course Outline Apply the principles of confidentiality, privacy and security in a medical environment Maintain patient records Controlling stocks and supplies Prepare and process medical accounts Organise schedules Maintain workplace safety Medical terminology Career Prospects Career Prospects There is a bright future for qualified medical secretaries as employment opportunities are expected to increase by a whopping twenty percent according to the Bureau of Statistics. Hospitals, clinics, and medical centres all need medical secretaries to function efficiently and provide the services expected of them by their patients. From administrative and accounting tasks to managing patients, medical secretaries and assistants have crucial roles to perform. Enrol in ICI’s medical secretary course today! [-]

Course in Paralegal

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ICI offers a paralegal course for individuals who wish to pursue a career in the field as well as for those who are already working as legal secretaries and paralegals and want to boost their credentials. [+]

ICI offers a paralegal course for individuals who wish to pursue a career in the field as well as for those who are already working as legal secretaries and paralegals and want to boost their credentials. Our course is developed with representatives from the industry and government to guarantee that the skills you will acquire after the course are relevant and current. Course Outline At the end of the course, you will be able to: Apply knowledge of the legal system to complete tasks Carry out search of the public record Apply the principles of confidentiality and security within the legal environment Handle receipt and dispatch of information Use legal terminology in order to carry out tasks Assist in prioritising and planning activities in a legal practice Work effectively in a business environment Produce business documents Contribute to effective workplace relationships Maintain records for time and disbursements in a legal practice Understand the processes involved in court documentation Career Prospects Whether you are aspiring for a position in government offices, in private companies’ legal departments, or in private law firms, one of your best moves would be to take ICI’s paralegal course. Paralegals render support to various individuals in the legal profession. You can work as a legal secretary or administrative staff, registration clerk, accounts clerk, receptionist, or paralegal staff. Paralegals have advanced knowledge in preparing legal documents. They have exceptional research and reporting skills, too, and possess vast understanding of legal documentations, concepts, and language. [-]

Course in Photography

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

Photography is an exciting industry that offers numerous opportunities to earn money, travel, meet people, or even just release your creativity. Not surprisingly, many people are eager to grab a camera and start a career in photography. [+]

Photography is an exciting industry that offers numerous opportunities to earn money, travel, meet people, or even just release your creativity. Not surprisingly, many people are eager to grab a camera and start a career in photography. However, it would be a total waste of time and effort to just go on shooting without learning the basics of photography and how to be a professional in the field. ICI gives you real advantage through a photography course developed by industry experts. Course Outline Introduction to Photography The Camera Picture Building Lighting Advanced Composition Photographic Style Photojournalism Portfolio and Promotion Career Prospects There are tons of employment opportunities for skilled photographers. The requirement can range from sheer creativity to specialized, technical abilities. Our photography graduates can find themselves involved in: Press photography (also known as news photojournalism) Feature photography Editorial photography Commercial / Industrial photography Portrait / wedding photography Advertising photography Fashion photography Digital photography Nature and Wildlife Photography Forensic Photography Freelancing photography works [-]

Course in Political Science

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ICI offers a political science course that you can take quickly and conveniently without sacrificing any significant lesson that will make you a qualified political scientist. Enrol in our political science program and be able to enter a field that makes a huge impact in the society. [+]

ICI offers a political science course that you can take quickly and conveniently without sacrificing any significant lesson that will make you a qualified political scientist. Enrol in our political science program and be able to enter a field that makes a huge impact in the society. Course Outline Our courses are prepared by credible insiders in the arena of public affairs and politics. Introduction to Political Science Political Science Theories of Political Behaviour Ideology International Law Political Systems Separation of Powers Political Party Politics of Australia Political Campaign Elections Voting Public Administration and Bureaucracy Public Relations Career Prospects Launch an exciting career wherein you can be of help to people in your country or even all over the world. Contrary to popular belief, the world of politics is not only for politicians. If you have such aspiration, it will greatly benefit you to take our political science course. However, you can also spread your wings and find a range of opportunities in: Non-profit organisations Businesses involved in law, technology, communications, consulting, and lobbying Various government agencies, particularly in executive, legislative, and judicial branches Our political science graduates were not only able to secure jobs; they also enjoy the benefits of travelling and working with influential people. [-]

Course in Professional Nanny

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ICI’s professional nanny course provides all information and training you need to gain employment in this fast-growing industry. Take the following units and start a personally-fulfilling and professionally-rewarding job. [+]

Certificate | Diploma | Advanced Diploma Course Outline: What You Will Cover ICI’s professional nanny course provides all information and training you need to gain employment in this fast-growing industry. Take the following units and start a personally-fulfilling and professionally-rewarding job. Unit Description Physical and Emotional Needs Understanding physical needs and providing physical care Child psychology and responding to emotional needs Establishing an environment to help kids become independent Safety Identifying children who are at risk of abuse and harm Responding and reporting incidents of child abuse or harm Travelling with children Health Ensuring children’s health and safety Keeping a clean and hygienic environment Administering first aid and medication Nutrition Knowing the basics of childhood nutrition Planning nutritious menus and encouraging healthy eating Preparing food safely Development Support the children’s physical, social, emotional and psychological development Support the children’s language, creative & cognitive development Support and facilitate children’s play and learning Child Information Gathering information through observation and secondary sources Recording of observation of needs and interests Using information and observation to understand the child and contribute to program planning Career Prospects Do you love being with children? Playing with them and enjoying fun activities together? Then this career could be a calling for you instead of a job. Fortunately, it’s also one where opportunities are excellent. In fact, in the last five years, employment increased at an incredible rate and this is expected to grow even more. Aside from local employment, qualified nannies are also welcome in countries like... [-]

Course in Project Management

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Project management is a fast-growing profession and this is very understandable because almost every industry rely on project managers to oversee works from inception to completion. Government departments and private companies alike need dependable and capable individuals to lead their projects to success. [+]

Project management is a fast-growing profession and this is very understandable because almost every industry rely on project managers to oversee works from inception to completion. Government departments and private companies alike need dependable and capable individuals to lead their projects to success. If you wish to gain the skills required to become a project manager, enrol in ICI’s project management course and achieve a rewarding profession that is desired in many industries. Course Outline Introduction to Project Management Project Management Scope and Formulation Planning Projects Task Delegation Project Implementation Project Evaluation Project Management Skills Leadership Skills Personnel Development Career Prospects More and more organisations today utilise teams and project-based methods to achieve specific goals. And to lead such teams, project managers are needed. Individuals who can demonstrate skills in managing valuable resources like manpower, money, and time will find project management a perfect career choice. While many industries have a need for project managers, the ones that are most dependent on these professionals are: telecommunications information technology health education government (all levels) media marketing Building and many more. Whether you want to start a career as project manager or you are already employed but want to advance in position or transfer to project management departments, you will appreciate the education and training you will receive from ICI. [-]

Course in Public Relations

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A successful career in the challenging field of public relations is highly possible with ICI’s public relations course. After all, our course is developed by individuals who have mastered public relations. [+]

A successful career in the challenging field of public relations is highly possible with ICI’s public relations course. After all, our course is developed by individuals who have mastered public relations. Learn what they have gathered from years of experience in successfully shaping and evaluating public reactions as well as facts and behaviour for various organisations and individuals. Course Outline Introduction to Public Relations The Functions of Public Relations Specialist Career and Skills Development Freelancing/Starting Your Own Public Relations Agency Finding Clients Career Prospects Media-related careers can always stir interest in many assertive individuals. If you believe you have what it takes to enter the world of public relations, let ICI help you in honing your skills to make your dream a reality. Your certificate or diploma in public relations can open doors for you to become: Publicist Communications consultant Marketing analyst Product manager Public relations consultant Public relations officer Journalist Start working for PR companies, corporations, celebrities, brands, non-profit organisations, government, and other groups or industries that depend on public relations. [-]

Course in Real Estate

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A career in the real estate industry is known for being highly lucrative but intensely challenging. Without solid training and insider tips, you may not even get your foot in the door. [+]

A career in the real estate industry is known for being highly lucrative but intensely challenging. Without solid training and insider tips, you may not even get your foot in the door. This is why you need to take ICI’s real estate program. Our course is guided by TAFE and set with real estate industry standards to give you the best background when establishing a career in real estate. Course Outline Students assume the position of an employee at the Virtual Realty agency. Real-life scenarios are presented and students will interact with the staff and clients of Virtual Realty as they go through the course activities. The course is divided into four segments: Property sales Property management Agency services Business practices There is also an elective unit in State Registration to Practice. Career Prospects This career route is perfect for people who view competition as a challenge rather than a hindrance. If you are one of these individuals and you have exceptional communication and people skills, then you won’t regret a career in the real estate industry. Real estate agents are expected to be knowledgeable in buying and selling as well as assess, manage, or lease properties. They are a great asset to their clients and act on these tasks on their behalf. Real estate industry beams with many tricks and secrets so you need to be cautious when selecting a course. [-]

Course in Retail Management

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Managing a retail outlet entails specific skills. To possess such, enrol in ICI’s retail management course. The course utilizes techniques employed by successful retailers. Moreover, since it will be taken via distance learning, you can enjoy the convenience of studying at your own pace and place. [+]

Managing a retail outlet entails specific skills. To possess such, enrol in ICI’s retail management course. The course utilizes techniques employed by successful retailers. Moreover, since it will be taken via distance learning, you can enjoy the convenience of studying at your own pace and place. Course Outline Developing and Recognising Skills Includes lessons on: (1) Implementing staff training and (2) Assessing workplace competencies Leading and Managing People Managing Human Resources Includes: (1) Providing a safe working environment, (2) Administering human resources policy, and (3) Recruiting and Selecting Personnel Managing Financial Resources Store Operations Includes: (1) Controlling store security/loss and (2) Controlling inventory Marketing Includes: (1) Managing merchandise and store operations and (2) Managing sales and service delivery Career Prospects The retail management industry offers dynamic careers for individuals possessing the right qualifications. With an ICI Retail Management education, you can be a retail buyer, retail manager, sales manager, merchandise manager, or operations manager for a variety of businesses. Be a retail entrepreneur and enjoy a rewarding career that is both profitable and exciting! There is no shortage of opportunities for our retail management graduates as they are guaranteed to show proficiency in establishing, managing, and developing a retail business. Whether you are eyeing to join a modest local retailer to gain experience or build a career with a well-known national retailer, you will never go wrong with ICI’s competitive retail management program. [-]

Course in Sports Management

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Sports management is an enticing field that is not difficult to enter if you have the right skills. Learn these from ICI’s comprehensive sports management course and be confident in embarking on a refreshing career. [+]

Sports management is an enticing field that is not difficult to enter if you have the right skills. Learn these from ICI’s comprehensive sports management course and be confident in embarking on a refreshing career. Additionally, you do not have to spend years to seize a certificate or diploma because you have the choice to get it in a matter of weeks at ICI. Course Outline Our sports management course is developed with leaders in the industry so you can expect practical and current information. Sport – What it is All About The Context of Sporting The Voluntary Sector Sports Development Leadership Working Together People Organizational Management Management in Practice Management Challenges Marketing Event Management Personal Skills Career Prospects ICI sports management graduates can showcase their skills as sports managers or find tons of employment opportunities in the following firms and organisations: Event management Player management Recreation and leisure Sports marketing Sponsorship management Amateur sport Sporting goods Professional sport leagues [-]

Course in Teachers Aid

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

Many people find satisfaction in being a part of an individual’s growth. As a teacher’s aide, you can experience this while enjoying an exciting and fun-filled career. Although this profession does come with challenges, becoming a teacher’s aide can be very fulfilling. [+]

Many people find satisfaction in being a part of an individual’s growth. As a teacher’s aide, you can experience this while enjoying an exciting and fun-filled career. Although this profession does come with challenges, becoming a teacher’s aide can be very fulfilling. Just enter the field prepared by completing a teacher’s aide course from ICI and you will surely find success and stability in this career. Course Outline Educational psychology Office practices Classroom delivery Skills Course writing and development Careers counselling Counselling and psychology Career Prospects A teacher's aide, also referred to as teacher assistant or integration aide, renders support to preschool, elementary, and high school teachers. They can solely assist in clerical and administrative tasks, work closely with students, or perform both as needed. Specific duties include: Clerical work Supervising lunch / recess Reviewing lessons Providing individual attention Preparing equipment Computer support Recording grades etc. Qualified teacher’s aides can seek employment in various academic institutions as well as in community centres, after-school programs, and child care facilities. If this career appeals to you, don’t hesitate to enrol in ICI’s teachers aid course. [-]

Course in Travel and Tourism

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If your desire is to go places literally and figuratively, then consider ICI’s travel and tourism course. Our course is designed to provide you with the skills you need to establish a career in the travel and tourism industry without going through many years of studying theories you may not really use in the workplace. [+]

If your desire is to go places literally and figuratively, then consider ICI’s travel and tourism course. Our course is designed to provide you with the skills you need to establish a career in the travel and tourism industry without going through many years of studying theories you may not really use in the workplace. What you will get is easy to understand lessons that can be completed without hitch. Course Outline Tourism Defined The Tourism System The Development of Tourism Tourist Destinations The Tourism Product The Tourism Industry Tourists Economic Issues in Tourism Socio-cultural and Environmental Impacts Tourism Planning Alternative Tourism The Future of Tourism Receive and Process Reservations Access and Interpret Product Information Sell Tourism Products Services Source and Provide Destination Information and Advice Communicating Effectively with Tourists Setting Up a Tourist Business Career Prospects Individuals who adore working with other people will find a career in travel and tourism fascinating. Of course, when you are enjoying what you are doing, money flows naturally. Professionals in this industry can earn around $35,000 to $120,000 annually. They can pursue careers in companies such as: Domestic airlines International airlines Retail travel agencies Wholesale travel agents Regional tourist information services Tourism marketing consultancies Inbound tour operators Theme parks and tourist attractions Coach tour companies Cruise lines Conference and incentive travel tours [-]

Course in Wedding Planning Planner

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ICI gives you a wedding planner course that is designed and developed by industry professionals and experts. You will receive exceptional training in all aspects involved when planning a wedding. Study in weeks what others have learned from years of experience. [+]

ICI gives you a wedding planner course that is designed and developed by industry professionals and experts. You will receive exceptional training in all aspects involved when planning a wedding. Study in weeks what others have learned from years of experience. Acquire the skills you need plus learn all tricks and secrets successful wedding planners keep! Course Outline An introduction to wedding planning Organizing yourself The ceremony and location The day of the event People and their roles Catering Flowers and decorations Invitations and gift lists Entertainment Transport Organising extras Your first meeting with a client Budgeting for your client’ s big day Setting up your business Finance Contracts Career Prospects Fun, exciting, rewarding – these are just few adjectives associated with wedding planning. A wedding planning career gives you the chance to earn extremely well while helping others achieve the best in one of the most momentous days in their lives. Wedding planners, also referred to as wedding consultant/coordinator or bridal consultant/coordinator, continue to be in demand because many people today, due to career demands, lack the time to organise their own weddings. You can be a part of a wedding planning team or start your own wedding planning business. Find opportunities in various organisations like: Function centres Wedding reception centres Event management consultants and companies Promotional companies Wedding and party planners Exhibition venues and services Incentive planners Fund raising and charity organisations [-]

Course in  e-Business

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The e-business course offered by ICI hones the skills required in establishing and managing an e-commerce division of a huge company or a simpler e-business. It was prepared by leaders in the e-business sector covering a wide range of lessons that will guarantee a strong foundation for your e-business career. [+]

The e-business course offered by ICI hones the skills required in establishing and managing an e-commerce division of a huge company or a simpler e-business. It was prepared by leaders in the e-business sector covering a wide range of lessons that will guarantee a strong foundation for your e-business career. Course Outline Understanding e-Business – Learning the nature of e-business, its benefits, and how to start one. Planning e-Business – How to search for opportunities and everything involved in setting up an e-business. Building e-Business – Developing a website and choosing people to help you in this aspect. Protecting e-Business – Preparing for risks that may affect your business. Managing e-Business – Management, maintenance, and legal issues concerning your e-business. Improving e-Business – All about getting your business another step ahead. Career Prospects Build an astounding career in the industry dubbed as the future of commerce – e-Business. Because the course is specialised, ICI graduates reportedly fared better than other employees when it comes to e-business tasks. After course completion, you can consider a career in fields such as: Information Technology Website Management Marketing and e-Marketing Information and Communications Advisory Services E-Business Consultancy Project Management Customer Service and Sales Supervision Commerce Strategy Office/Administrative Alternatively, you can put up a business of your own and benefit from being your own boss! Steer your business in the right direction and enjoy the liberty of choosing your work hours. Professionals equipped with e-business skills can expect a bright future ahead of them so... [-]

Executive Diploma in Private Investigation

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

Our comprehensive Private Investigator curriculum is all you need to start a practice in this exciting industry. We put in information that normally takes years to gain. Successful private investigators also share tricks of the trade in this all-inclusive course. [+]

Course Outline: What You Will Cover Our comprehensive Private Investigator curriculum is all you need to start a practice in this exciting industry. We put in information that normally takes years to gain. Successful private investigators also share tricks of the trade in this all-inclusive course. Course Units Using Criminal Psychology to Understand Crimes Tracking down/Locating People and Tracing Missing Persons Launching an Investigation Getting Results through Surveillance, Examination and Expert Consultation Matrimonial and Domestic Cases Surveillance and Counter-Surveillance Espionage: Commercial Espionage and Counter-Espionage Taking and Reporting Statement Statement Taking and Reporting Investigating Fraud and Other Cases Public Record Search Setting up a Private Investigation Business Career Prospects Various areas of operation require the expertise of private investigators. Some of these are addiction, fraud, theft, missing persons, employee screening, asset tracing, insurance issues, identity verification, intellectual property concerns, harassment, stalking and even a subject popularized by media: cheating spouse. Private investigators typically work for private citizens, government departments and businesses such as financial institutions, insurance companies, solicitors and councils and its licensing and regulation differ by country, state or territory. Although your location may not specify a training requirement, training is necessary to attain skills that are indispensable when conducting investigation and when seeking employment or setting up your own agency. Your location dictates the licensing requirements before you can be employed as a private investigator or practice for a fee. A “Cert III” is necessary in QLD, NSW, WA, SA, Tasmania and Victoria but there is no training requirement... [-]

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Executive Diploma in Forensics

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

Forensics is a very interesting field as evidenced by popular TV programs these days. Below are the modules that wrap up this course. [+]

Course Outline: What You Will Cover Forensics is a very interesting field as evidenced by popular TV programs these days. Below are the modules that wrap up this course. Course Units Developing Skills in Observing Investigation of a Crime Scene and Examination of Evidences Study of Hair, Fibers and Fabrics DNA Profiling, Fingerprinting and Blood Spatter Pollen and Spore Examination Toxicology and Identifying Drugs Analyzing Handwriting, Forgery and Counterfeits Manner, Meaning, Mechanism and Time of Death Soil Examination Forensic Anthropology Glass Evidence Casts and Impressions Tool Marks Ballistics Career Prospects Our forensics course will surely benefit professionals in the field of law enforcement and private investigation as well those working for homeland security, intelligence services, forensics laboratories and certain government branches. The course uncovers the science behind forensics and discusses the most relevant tasks in this field. [-]

Executive Diploma in Graphics Design & Desktop Publishing

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A career in Graphics Design & Desktop Publishing can be very exciting for individuals with an eye for design. It brings technical ability and creative prowess to the fore. Sign up for the course and complete the modules below: [+]

Course Outline: What You Will Cover A career in Graphics Design & Desktop Publishing can be very exciting for individuals with an eye for design. It brings technical ability and creative prowess to the fore. Sign up for the course and complete the modules below: Course Units 1 Learning the Basics Colour Theory Computer Graphics History Resolution Postscript Bit Depth and File Size 2 Tools and Workplace Computer Hardware Graphics Software File Formats How to Set Up a Studio Selecting Appropriate Tools 3 Raw Materials Graphics Tablet Selecting Scanner Scan Basics Descreen & Black/White Point Fundamentals of Digital Camera Royalty-Free Images 4 Printing and Prepress Troubleshooting Printer Issues Remote Printing Prepress Linking and Embedding Digital Printing PDF or Portable Document Format 5 Digital Illustration Bezier Curves Objects and Grouping Guide to Vector Bitmap Essentials Selections and Masks Filters Pixel Painting Rasterising and Clipping Paths 6 Advanced Digital Illustration Photographic Manipulation Montage Combining Pixel with Paths Perspective and Shadows How to Get Creative Text as a Graphics Realism 7 Design and Typography Definition of Design Legibility Appropriateness Professional Habits Branding Typefaces and Fonts Serif and Sanserif Typographic Rules 8 Desktop Publishing Page Layout The Brief Grads and Margins Master Pages Paragraphs and Text Styles Graphics with Text Order of Layout Pages Copy fitting 9 Web Design Web Graphics Internet File Formats Webpage Layout HTML Functionality Web Design Software Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Navigation Hyperlinks 10 Design and Marketing Marketing and Advertising Salesmanship Responsibility of Designers Internet Marketing Brand Advertising Search Engines... [-]

Executive Diploma in Mediation

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

Very few careers offer immense personal and professional satisfaction like mediation and dispute resolution. Sign up for the course and complete the modules below. [+]

Course Outline: What You Will Cover Very few careers offer immense personal and professional satisfaction like mediation and dispute resolution. Sign up for the course and complete the modules below. Course Units 1 Insights on Mediation and Conflict Resolution Dispute Management and Resolution Organizing Mediation 2 Setting the Foundation for Successful Mediation Meeting the Disputing Parties Choosing a Mediation Strategy Gathering and Evaluating Information Developing Plans for Mediation Gaining Trust and Cooperation 3 Facilitating Productive Mediation Starting the Mediation Session Determining Concerns and Agenda Setting Revealing the Interests Concealed by the Disputing Parties Creating Settlement Options 4 Arriving at a Settlement Gauging Settlement Options Handling Bargaining and Agreeing on a Conclusion Attaining an Official Settlement or Agreement Managing Unique Situations Techniques for Mediation that Involves Multiparty Binding Settlement Agreements (Templates Available) Career Prospects Letting a mediator handle dispute can be a more cost-efficient, private and effective solution compared to bringing the case to court and/or hiring lawyers or solicitors. This statement is supported by a recent ranking report, “30 Best Careers”. In the same study, mediators reportedly performed excellently in terms of job satisfaction, salary and reputation. The profession continues to gain popularity all over the world and anticipates growth in employment opportunities. If this career path captures your interest, you got to have the traits to match. The best mediators are honest, fair and confident people who values team work. They should also possess good judgment and impressive communication skills. It is indeed a significant and rewarding profession especially... [-]

Executive Diploma in Sales

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

There’s no mystery in sales. Opening and closing a sale are skills that can be learned and you have the opportunity to do so in this course. The following units make up our competitive sales program: [+]

Course Outline: What You Will Cover There’s no mystery in sales. Opening and closing a sale are skills that can be learned and you have the opportunity to do so in this course. The following units make up our competitive sales program: Course Units 1 Developing Skills in Sales Selling Steps and Methods Opening a Sale: Building a Desirable Atmosphere Closing a Sale: Conquering Objections 2 Salesmanship Basics Ground Rules of Salesmanship Managing the Sales Team Recruiting and Hiring Sales People Training & Motivating Salesmen 3 Salesmanship Principles and Concepts Salesmanship Evaluation and Appraisal Design, Branding and Packaging of Products Deciding on Price 4 Records, Appraisal and Analysis of Sales Force Techniques in Pricing Budgeting Sales Trends in Sales Documentation and Analysis of Sales Quota 5 Communication & Strategies in Marketing Marketing Techniques Communication Ethics and Relationship Marketing Career Prospects Employers are aware that having competent sales force is very important and many organizations can’t thrive without sales people improving the cash flow. Not surprisingly, jobs in sales are available in almost any business, whether it caters directly to consumers (Business to Customer) or to other businesses (B2B or Business to Business). Sales people hold various titles, from sales representative to sales manager and sales consultant. Account executives, managers and representatives also belong to the sales force. Other positions include estimators, agents and marketing managers. A sales career can be very rewarding and employment opportunities are plenty. [-]

Executive Diploma in Zoology

Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

Zoology is one field that many people wish to enter since childhood. Let ICI’s zoo keeper/zoology course make that dream come true as you complete the following units: [+]

Course Outline: What You Will Cover Zoology is one field that many people wish to enter since childhood. Let ICI’s zoo keeper/zoology course make that dream come true as you complete the following units: Course Units 1 Breeding Animals Genetics Cross and Pure Breeding 2 Animal Diseases and Diagnoses Types of Diseases Testing Diagnosing Diseases 3 Vertebrate Zoology The Animal Kingdom Classification and Characteristics of Animals 4 Animal Behaviour & Psychology Social Behaviour Instinct, Training and Handling 5 Animal Health Care Health Care Facilities Common Health Issues Detection First Aid Rehabilitation 6 Zoo Keeping Enclosures and Holding Facilities Animal Husbandry Working in a Zoo Career Prospects Employment opportunities aren’t many for aspiring zoo keepers and soon as vacancy is announced, competition can be stiff. Hence, you need studies and training that will let you gain an advantage over other applicants. A zoo keeper’s duties typically include care and maintenance of animals such as food preparation and keeping enclosures clean and safe. Oftentimes, they are required to make detailed observations as well as assist in capturing and restraining animals. Keeping records is usually part of the job too. Aside from becoming a zoo keeper, the course can also pave way for jobs like VET assistant and wild life officer. You can also work for animal hospitals and day care centers, impound centers and protection agencies. Specialized animal management areas and exotic animals are often handled by specialist zoo keepers. [-]

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